Myocarditis: how big is the risk of getting sick after the introduction of the third dose of mRNA vaccine against COVID-19

Administration of the mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 to a very high degree prevents the risk of symptomatic infection, severe disease, and intubation as complications of COVID-19 infection in children over 5 years of age and adults. Both the efficacy and safety of vaccines have now been proven in millions of vaccinated people across a wide […]

Vaccination in pharmacies against COVID-19

“Coronavirus vaccines are expected to be available in pharmacies, as the flu vaccine has been made for a long time and it is much cheaper for the healthcare system,” said Yiannis Dagres, Vice President of the Panhellenic Pharmaceutical Association. He said that a dialogue had begun with the state for the active participation of pharmacists […]

Omicron mutation: early results from specialty vaccines are disappointing

Booster doses of vaccines that are specifically designed for the Omicron variant of the coronavirus provide only modest benefits over existing Covid-19 vaccines. According to the journal Nature, a booster dose, especially against Omicron, does not provide a significant benefit beyond the protection of a third dose of existing vaccines. One study examined the immune […]

Expert: new protein vaccines will convince skeptics to get vaccinated

The rector of the EKPA, Thanos Dimopoulos, spoke of a gradual return to normal life before the summer, who noted that “the new protein vaccines (Novavax) will convince the unvaccinated to get vaccinated.” According to the professor: “In the coming months, given the change in weather, the achievement of some degree of herd immunity by […]

How many lives have been saved by COVID vaccines in Greece

According to a recent study by Associate Professor of Public Health Theodoros Litras and Professor of Infectious Diseases Sotiris Tsiodras, about 20,000 lives have been saved in our country thanks to COVID vaccines. Scientific work sheds light on the effectiveness of vaccines against serious diseases and deaths. The study is based on vaccination data in […]

Supervaccine will protect humanity from future pandemics

A new experimental vaccine, Spike Ferritin Nanoparticle, promises to be science’s “superweapon” to fight future pandemics. It is a new US Army experimental drug called SpFN developed at the Walter Reed Army Research Institute (WRAIR). Its action is identical to the vaccine Novavax, which was approved by the European Medicines Agency at the end of […]

Coronavirus: MRNA vaccination may affect thyroid function

Thyroid disorders are very common and affect more than 10% of the adult population. Autoimmune thyroiditis or Hashimoto’s goiter is a condition in which the thyroid gland is gradually destroyed. This is currently the most common problem with it and often results in subclinical or clinical hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a chronic autoimmune […]

Johnson & Jonhson vaccine: thousands of citizens suddenly found themselves "unvaccinated"

Thousands of citizens who received a one-time J&J shot were quite surprised and saddened to find that their vaccination certificate had expired due to a government decision effective February 1st. A significant gap in the decision of the competent ministry leaves unprotected (with an expired certificate) a huge number of people vaccinated with the Johnson […]